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Hendrix Genetics is a global livestock breed company that is active in laying hens, turkeys, traditional poultry, pigs, salmon and shrimp
Laying hens may display improved production and stronger eggs when levels of amino acid-complexed manganese are added to feeds, say researchers.
Adding vitamins A and E to the diets of laying hens exposed to high temperatures can support egg production, bird health and feed conversion, say researchers.
Adding levels of broccoli byproduct meal to the diets of laying hens may support bird intake, weight and egg production while improving egg yolk color
Automation in livestock farming so far has been limited to dairy cows and pigs, but new developments expected for laying hens, broilers, meat cows and fish.
Feeding insect protein to laying hens has the potential to take off around the globe but further technical knowledge of entomology is crucial for its viability.
Survival is an important welfare and economic trait in laying hens.
Different strains of commercial laying hens use given resources within an aviary system differently, which can influence bird health and bird behavior.
A postgraduate student in the UK has been awarded funding to explore the potential for a vaccine to protect laying hens against red mites.
Probiotics are an increasingly popular alternative to antibiotic growth promoters, but more research needs to be conducted.